Vietnam Strives to Raise Use of Renewable Energy: PM

Vietnam Strives to Raise Use of Renewable Energy: PM

Minh Anh | Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has affirmed that the government encourages the development and use of renewable energy, and strives to raise the share of renewable energy in the national energy sector.

Vietnam rues missed railway opportunity

Vietnam rues missed railway opportunity

Doan Loan | In other countries, the railway sector typically takes up 30 percent of the transportation market share, but this is a pathetic one percent in Vietnam.

Figure of the Day: 73

Figure of the Day: 73

Minh Anh | Vietnam’s state-owned enterprises (SOEs) had liabilities of a combined 1.6 quadrillion ($73 billion) at the end of 2016, rising 26% from 2011, according to a report sent to the parliament.

Figure of the Day: 6.36

Figure of the Day: 6.36

Minh Anh | The Vietnamese government booked proceeds of 144.57 trillion dong ($6.36 billion) from selling equities of state-run companies in 2017 through equitizations and divestments, 2.4 times the amount required by the government.